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Keys to Learn in North Glasgow

Keys to Learn in North Glasgow

News   •   Jul 28, 2015 10:24 BST

Eight people successfully completed a 12 week course recently to brush up on their life skills and employability skills at ng homes’ Saracen House.

Got any unwanted sports kit?

Got any unwanted sports kit?

News   •   Jul 27, 2015 16:35 BST

YOU can help ng sports legacy continue the good work they do in the North Glasgow community delivering sport & physical activity throughout the local community, offering free activities for a wide range of ages and abilities.

North Glasgow Primary School Pupils Buoyed Up

North Glasgow Primary School Pupils Buoyed Up

News   •   Jul 27, 2015 15:22 BST

​ MORE than 100 Primary 6 pupils from three Glasgow primary schools in Milton and Possilpark - Chirnsyde, Saracen and St Monica’s - received special awards from the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Sadie Docherty, last week at Glasgow City Chambers.

Living the High Life in North Glasgow

Living the High Life in North Glasgow

News   •   Jul 27, 2015 14:33 BST

EVERY time we hear about multi storey flats in Glasgow it’s usually about them being demolished or being a blot on the landscape but that’s certainly not the case with the multi storey properties that are managed by ng homes in North Glasgow.

International Flavour at Keppoch Campus Cook-in

International Flavour at Keppoch Campus Cook-in

News   •   May 29, 2015 13:43 BST

THE latest ng homes international community cook-in took place at Keppoch Campus last week and was attended by over 100 people with parents and children enjoying a variety of dishes prepared by local chefs.

It’s Blossom Time in North Glasgow

It’s Blossom Time in North Glasgow

News   •   May 29, 2015 13:37 BST

CALLING all gardeners... it’s time to pick up your entry form for this year’s ng homes garden competition.

Adult Volunteers Rewarded by Police Scotland

Adult Volunteers Rewarded by Police Scotland

News   •   May 29, 2015 13:30 BST

​TEAM leaders of the Police Scotland Youth Volunteers (PSYV), a Scotland wide initiative to encourage good citizenship and adventure, have been recognised for their efforts by Chief Superintendent Andy Bates.

Backcourt Improvements Set to Start

Backcourt Improvements Set to Start

News   •   May 14, 2015 13:15 BST

​As part of ng homes ongoing investment programme backcourts across North Glasgow are being upgraded.

North Glasgow’s Green Legacy Awards

North Glasgow’s Green Legacy Awards

News   •   May 14, 2015 13:10 BST

​An awards ceremony took place last week at Saracen House to recognise the efforts of individuals and groups from North Glasgow who made a difference to their community through raising awareness of Climate Challenge issues.

Come Dine With Me Comes to Possilpark

Come Dine With Me Comes to Possilpark

News   •   May 14, 2015 12:03 BST

MEMBERS of the Inner Circle men’s group prepped, cooked and served a delicious two course lunch for the all-female Chancers group, both of whom are based in Possilpark.

ng2 Continue to Improve the Environment in North Glasgow

ng2 Continue to Improve the Environment in North Glasgow

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 16:29 BST

SOCIAL Enterprise company ng2 carry out a range of environmental improvements across North Glasgow and the latest beneficiaries of their hard work are St Joseph’s Nursing and Care Home in Robroyston.

Appeal Launched for Lasting Tribute to Ronnie Rodden

Appeal Launched for Lasting Tribute to Ronnie Rodden

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 16:22 BST

AN APPEAL has been launched by members of Possobilities (formerly The Disability Community) to create a lasting memorial to one of its founder members Ronnie Rodden.

Table Top Sales Kick Off Across North Glasgow

Table Top Sales Kick Off Across North Glasgow

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 14:43 BST

The first of a series of table top sales aimed at helping local groups to fundraise and provide information in North Glasgow took place last week at Possilpoint Community Centre in Possilpark.

Celebrating North Glasgow’s Green Legacy Programme

Celebrating North Glasgow’s Green Legacy Programme

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 14:37 BST

THREE years ago ng homes was awarded funding through Keep Scotland Beautiful, Climate Challenge, to work with the community to look at raising awareness of Climate Challenge issues. The project had a focus on Energy Saving, Recycling and Growing spaces.

Spirit of Ruchill/Possilpark

Spirit of Ruchill/Possilpark

News   •   Apr 10, 2015 09:59 BST

FOURTEEN, an innovative new community driven programme funded by Spirit of 2012, a charity set up by the Big Lottery Fund, has allocated £250,000 to Ruchill and Possilpark; one of six Scottish communities to receive funding.

Handyperson Service Continues to Help

Handyperson Service Continues to Help

News   •   Apr 10, 2015 09:40 BST

THE Handyperson Service continues to be of great service to elderly and disabled tenants and residents across North Glasgow and its latest fan is Mrs Quinn of Morrin Path, Springburn.

Changing Lives Programme

Changing Lives Programme

News   •   Apr 10, 2015 09:29 BST

The recently completed ng homes’ Changing Lives programme was aimed at secondary school pupils in the north of Glasgow.

Martin is Apprentice of the Year

Martin is Apprentice of the Year

News   •   Mar 26, 2015 15:24 GMT

MARTIN Bird, an apprentice painter with ng2 has been honoured for his hard work and commitment to his studies by James Watt College in Greenock earning the award of apprentice painter and decorator of the year.

Hear to Help Sheltered Housing Tenants

Hear to Help Sheltered Housing Tenants

News   •   Mar 26, 2015 15:17 GMT

SHELTERED Housing tenants of ng homes took part in a hearing aid maintenance clinic recently run by Action on Hearing Loss at Barloch Street in Possilpark.

Big Partnership for Welfare Project at ng homes

Big Partnership for Welfare Project at ng homes

News   •   Mar 26, 2015 15:09 GMT

SCOTTISH Labour Leader Jim Murphy and Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Rachel Reeves visited ng homes earlier this week to hear about the Big Partnership for Welfare project.